Latest from Jonathan O'Connell
Maurice “Mo” Fayne, from “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” is one of the first people to be charged with misusing the funds. He is fighting the charges in court.
  • May 16, 2020
An appeals court refused to dismiss the emoluments lawsuit brought by the top lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • May 14, 2020
One day after saying it needed money to fill budget shortfalls, a nonprofit think tank reverses course and returns its $8 million loan.
  • May 14, 2020
Aspen’s decision to accept the money has created a division among the organization’s many fellows and moderators who run its programs.
  • May 13, 2020
In a wave of lawsuits, companies battered by covid-19 but excluded from aid seek small-business funds.
  • May 6, 2020
With limited government guidance, small businesses are left to decide what “uncertainty” means.
  • May 4, 2020
Nearly 300 public companies have received loans from the program, though some have returned it.
  • May 1, 2020
Casinos with fewer than 500 employees get access to Small Business Administration funds for first time in 25 years.
  • Apr 28, 2020
The $95 million, spread across dozens of locations, is more than triple the amount any company is known to have received through the fund, called the Paycheck Protection Program. The $349 billion small business loan program ran out of money last week, leaving thousands of small businesses empty-handed.
  • Apr 24, 2020
Inquiries come as Trump’s company also discusses its debts with Deutsche Bank and deeply cuts costs.
  • Apr 24, 2020